New shots fired in banking wars

Consumers can only benefit as the big four banks give in to pressure from low-fee upstarts and digital newcomers

Small power’s green light gets brighter

Efforts are under way to make it easier for firms, farms and households to sell electricity to the grid

Patrice’s rainbow empire

Self-made billionaire Patrice Motsepe embraces disruption and renewables in growth strategy

Eskom burns on through bailout

Despite alarm over the recent lifeline, state says the power utility is not on the brink of collapse

Retail focus for banking’s phoenix

The African Bank, which relied on unsecured lending, has diversified its product offerings

On the horns of a dilemma

Ahead of a crucial conference on international wildlife, the debate over whether to allow trade in rhino horn to fund conservation efforts rages on

Headless cats and government promises back in 2005

Government interest in the pollution claims appears to have been aroused by Constitutional Court action launched against President Thabo Mbeki

MultiChoice set for organic growth

The firm is countering threats from streaming services and is investing strongly in local content

The exotic game market goes bang

Insane prices were paid for high-value species — then there was a lull, followed by a crash

COP24 ignores dire climate warnings

The climate conference delivered a rulebook but nations failed to pledge to do more to cut emissions

Money issues bedevil climate talks

But SA’s delegation leader Derek Hanekom believes everyone wants to see a deal reached

Africa firmly in AB InBev’s crosshairs

The behemoth brewer has grown almost as much as it can but one continent remains untapped

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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